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Mr. Curtis William Tisdale

Funeral services for Mr. Curtis William Tisdale, 66, were held on 11:00 a.m., August 3, 2013 at Beck Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Rev. Jerry Crist officiated. Burial followed at New Prospect Cemetery.

A resident of … Read more

Air Force Airman 1st Class Lakeesha C. Gray graduates

Air Force Airman 1st Class Lakeesha C. Gray graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, … Read more

Nanih Waiya player injured during practice, sent to UMC

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal

Nanih Waiya sophomore running back Ken McQueen was injured during practice on Monday afternoon and was airlifted to University Medical Center where surgery was performed that night.

Nanih Waiya head football coach Tate … Read more

Thigpen discusses Charter Schools with REPM

From staff and press reports

 

The Mississippi Charter Schools Act lists 32 requirements that must be addressed in the application, said Forest Thigpen, a charter schools advocate and president of the Jackson-based Mississippi Center for Public Policy think tank … Read more

Crimestoppers aiming to cut crime with community help

From staff reports

 

Tom Bush who is helping head up the Winston County Crimestoppers recently spoke to the Louisville Rotary Club about the process of the program and goals of the group.

According to Bush, the Winston County Crimestoppers … Read more

Meet the Wildcats

The Louisville High School Wildcats held a successful Meet the Wildcats night recently and held a midnight scrimmage to practice the offense and defense. A good size crowd of loyal LHS fans turned out for the event.… Read more

School is back in – Smoking is out for good

Mississippi high school student Michael Henderson appreciates the fact that he can go to school and not feel pressure from his classmates to use tobacco products.

“I am 100 percent behind the ‘no tobacco products on school campuses’ rule because … Read more

WCSHC’s honored founding members

Dee Dotson, Mary Hannah, Omerio Dotson, and Bobby Hardin

The Winston County Self Help Cooperative honored their founding members for 28 years of untiring services to help save rural America on August 5, 2013. WCSHC provides technical services to help landowners and farmers generate income from their natural resources. Read more

Local participates in Ladies Football event at MSU

Coach Mullen with Fulton during the clinic.

From staff reports

 

Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen and his staff hosted the 2013 Ladies Football Clinic on Saturday, July 20, and about 100 attended.

Among those attending was Winston County’s Bonnie Fulton. She noted that the … Read more